For the 2016 hop harvest, the team at Fremantle's Monk Brewery & Kitchen wanted to do something a bit special. What they settled on was a dinner based around freshly hopped beer and food. The only problem was they don't grow any hops.
So, when this year's crop is ready, the head brewer and head chef will be jumping in a car and driving more than 400 kilometres south-east to the Kalgan River, picking up a load of fresh hops, then turning around and driving more than 400 kilometres back again.
Once back in Freo they'll be getting stuck into all that fresh hop goodness, brewing up Monk's first ever Wet Hop ale and cooking up hop-driven food.
They'll be served up at a five course feast that will be a celebration of all things fresh and hoppy. The brewers and chef will be on hand at the table to talk you through the finer points about the beer and accompanying food. It promises to be a unique event that should offer up flavours that come but once a year.
Tickets are $80 and can be booked online here.